Elson S. Floyd, Ph.D. – 1/25/11
(This was published in the January 25 Daily Evergreen in response to
a January 24 Daily Evergreen article.)
As all of you no doubt realize, these are extremely difficult times for our university. In fact, never have we seen times quite as financially perilous as those we face today.
In facing a series of budget cuts—reductions which have, most recently, resulted in the elimination of 30 percent of WSU’s state appropriation in the past 18 months—we as an institution have exercised appropriate stewardship and will continue to do so.
Any claim that the university maintains $144 … » More …